MAVA represents the complete spectrum of private and strategic capital investing in high-growth enterprises and the company builders and entrepreneurs doing business in the mid-Atlantic and around the globe. For more than 30 years, MAVA has brought together capital sources, entrepreneurs, C-Level executives, company builders, industry, and world-class professional partners to encourage the thoughtful exchange of ideas; foster solid business relationships; and provide information on industry trends to help companies gain a competitive advantage.

MAVA Members are committed to the organization’s mission of supporting the next generation of high-growth technology enterprises across all stages and sectors. This includes: private, institutional investors (seed, early, growth, later-stage, private equity), growing tech and tech-enabled companies, strategic advisors and professional partners, alternative capital providers, and select, non-profit organizations (international embassies, universities, economic development agencies, federal laboratories).

MAVA provides an industry-focused network to help foster a competitive advantage among Members, while providing an efficient platform for both new-to-market players and experienced professionals who are serious about private equity investing and creating exciting enterprise opportunities.

As a member-supported organization, MAVA provides opportunities to select programs and customize packages that best serve member firms. In addition to annual investor and sponsor packages, unique opportunities may also become available to sponsor MAVA events throughout the year.

Day-in and day-out, MAVA supports the collaboration among our industry’s leading players in an effort to facilitate a positive environment for deal flow and business growth in the mid-Atlantic region and beyond.

We hope you’ll join us for the many exciting opportunities that our membership offers.

Which membership category is right for you?

Read the descriptions below and click on the link to apply. Please note: membership is conditional upon a formal application review and acceptance by MAVA.

Institutional equity investors with headquarters or investment interests in the mid-Atlantic region, including venture capitalists, corporate investment arms, limited partners, fund of funds, angels and private equity firms. Membership dues rate based upon capital under management. Special first-year dues structure is available for out-of-market investors.

Designed for high-growth, privately-financing technology companies to provide an efficient means for building peer-to-peer connections and creating a competitive advantage, at a nominal rate. MAVA Company Members are future market leaders supportive of the organization’s efforts to help foster company growth across various industries.

Corporate leaders, key advisors and professional partners from banking, accounting, law, financial, executive search, real estate, and business and consulting practices with a commitment to venture investment in the region.

International, national, state, and local development agencies; universities and federal and private research laboratories.

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